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Who Is Hurt Most by Unemployment in a Recession?

January 20, 2015, Emily Cuddy and Richard V. Reeves

Emily Cuddy and Richard Reeves highlight the findings of a new paper about business cycles and poverty: as unemployment rises, a larger share of the population is pushed below poverty thresholds. 

  • Interview | Bloomberg Radio

    December 16, 2014, Mireya Solís

  • In the News

    This [general election in Japan] is not going in any way to change the dynamics of governance in the Diet itself.

    November 25, 2014, Mireya Solís, Kyodo News
  • In the News

    I hope that this election paves the way for [Japan's] government to recommit to the cause of reform.

    November 25, 2014, Mireya Solís, Kyodo News
  • In the News

    If everyone is having a hard time in the labor market, young people are even more so. Work experience begets work, so it’s a cause for concern for how they’re going to do in the labor market down the line.

    March 14, 2014, Martha Ross, Bloomberg
  • In the News

    The bottom line is, the women's situation [in Japan] is not going to improve until you address more fundamental equity issues.

    September 10, 2013, Mireya Solís, Los Angeles Times
  • In the News

    The suburbs were created to house the new middle class in the 20th century, but the economy they were built around is vanishing. In the 21st century most of the good jobs are in the cities.

    June 7, 2013, Bruce Katz, Financial Times
  • In the News

    Really the location of employment relates to a number of different issues that affect the long term health, inclusivity, and sustainability of metropolitan areas.

    May 7, 2013, Elizabeth Kneebone, North Country Public Radio
  • In the News

    We've been in a very, very slow recovery now since 2009 and what we've been seeing is a very, very slow decline in the unemployment rate... increases in employment that barely keep up with the growth of the population.

    May 3, 2013, William T. Dickens, Yahoo! News
  • In the News

    The jobs that are growing fastest are jobs that don't pay very high wages. Lower-wage jobs are among the most suburbanized.

    April 23, 2013, Elizabeth Kneebone, The Huffington Post
  • In the News

    15 years ago in this country, we thought that [telecommuting] was the death of distance and that it was just going to ruin cities and we didn't see that at all. We see that people really do benefit from face-to-face conversations. Face-to-face conversations are going to be critical for many, many metropolitan jobs. There are many jobs that will require you to be face-to-face. Telecommuting does have a role [but] it's not going to solve all of our problems.

    March 10, 2013, Robert Puentes, WTOP Washington

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